La Chouette - The French Cider
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Cocktails

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La Chouette can also be enjoyed in cocktails.
Find out some of the delicious cocktails made with La Chouette.

Mont-Saint-Michel

Recipe

Combine the honey syrup and the calvados in a shaker filled with ice.
Shake and strain into a martini glass.
Top with La Chouette cider chilled and mix gently.

 

  • La Chouette
    7,5 cl
  • Calvados
    1,5 cl
  • Honey syrup
    1 cl

Comment

Victor Hugo (France):
“The Mont-Saint-Michel appears (…) like a sublime thing, a marvellous pyramid”.

French Corsair

Recipe

Combine all the ingredients but the cider in a shaker filled with ice.
Shake and pour into an old-fashioned glass.
Top with La Chouette cider and mix gently.

  • La Chouette
    7 cl
  • Grand Marnier
    2 cl
  • Dark rum
    2 cl
  • Amaretto
    1 cl

Anecdote

This local cocktail will certainly surprise you! It is inspired by some of the most renowned French privateers from the Mont-Saint-Michel Bay (Surcouf “The king of corsairs”; Pléville Le Pelley “The peg-leg corsair”).

Drunken Owl

Recipe

Pour the vodka in a tumbler glass filled with ice.
Top with La Chouette cider.

  • La Chouette
    15 cl
  • Vodka
    3 cl

Comment

Jack, Texas (USA):
“I can’t remember when we stopped drinkin’ the Drunken Owl last nite…”

Kir Normand

Recipe

Pour the crème de cassis* in a champagne glass.
Pour the calvados.
Top with La Chouette cider chilled and mix gently.

* The crème de cassis (blackcurrant) may be replaced by crème de mûre (blackberry), crème de myrtille (blueberry) or crème de framboise (raspberry).

  • La Chouette
    10 cl
  • Calvados
    1,5 cl
  • Crème de
    cassis*
    1,5 cl

Anecdote

Félix Kir, a French priest and a politician, gave his name to this drink. Legend has it, that whenever he travelled to Paris as a member of parliament, he would offer a glass of Kir to his fellow travellers.

Mulled cider

Recipe

Wash and cut an orange into pieces.
Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan.
Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.
Pour and strain.

* 1/8 tablespoon of nutmeg.

  • La Chouette
    1 L
  • Cloves
    5
  • Star anise
    2
  • Nutmeg*
  • Cinnamon
    2 sticks
  • Orange
    1/2

Advice

Advice from “Secret Ingredient”:
Ground star anise for stronger flavour.
[To watch Secret Ingredient’s movie, click here].

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